EIN 39-0813416

Gundersen Health System

IRS 501(c) type
Num. employees
Year formed
Most recent tax filings
Headquartered in La Crosse, Wisconsin, Gundersen Health System provides quality health services to patients at its hospital and clinics throughout western Wisconsin, southeastern Minnesota and northeastern Iowa.
Related structure
Gundersen Health System is a subordinate organization under GUNDERSEN Administrative Services.
Also known as...
Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center
Total revenues
Total expenses
Total assets
Num. employees

Program areas at Gundersen Health System

Glmc provides a comprehensive range of inpatient, clinical and diagnostic services in numerous Medical specialties and subspecialties. Glmc is a teaching hospital with 325 licensed beds with specialty services including renal dialysis, cancer care, rehabilitation services, and cardiac services. In 2013, glmc opened a new inpatient behavioral health building, meeting a tremendous need in our region for additional beds and services. We are able to provide care locally for patients of all ages. The facility is the only place in the region offering inpatient care for adolescents and teenagers with behavioral health needs. Glmc has repeatedly been named one of the top 50 hospitals in the nation, placing us in the top one percent. Glmc voluntarily provides medically necessary patient care service that is discounted or free of charge to persons who have insufficient resources and/or who are uninsured. During 2021, glmc provided financial assistance to approximately 7,349 patients that resulted in glmc incurring roughly $6,536,554 in uncompensated cost associated with this program.

Grants made by Gundersen Health System

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
Gundersen Medical FoundationOperating Expense$7,996,656

Who funds Gundersen Health System

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Gundersen Medical FoundationGeneral Support$1,191,911

Personnel at Gundersen Health System

Scott RathgaberChief Executive Officer and Board Chair / Chief Executive Officer , Medical - Vice President / Medical Vice President$0
Elizabeth Smith-HouskampAdministrative Chief Operating Officer / Vice President , Administration Chief Operating Officer$0
Gerald OetzelChief Financial Officer$0
Mary Ellen McCartneyChief Human Resources Officer / Chief Human Rsources Officer / Senior Vice President / Chief Learning Officer$0
Gregory ThompsonBD Tste and Chief Medical Officer / Board and Board of Government - Chief Marketing Officer$0
...and 27 more key personnel

Financials for Gundersen Health System

RevenuesFYE 12/2021
Total grants, contributions, etc.$11,909,564
Program services$1,276,404,314
Investment income and dividends$58,555
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$25,000
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$27,000
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$969,567
Total revenues$1,289,394,000

Form 990s for Gundersen Health System

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2019-122021-04-21990View PDF
2019-122021-02-24990View PDF
2018-122020-02-06990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122018-01-18990View PDF
...and 8 more Form 990s

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Data update history
May 30, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 15 new personnel
May 20, 2023
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $1,191,911 from Gundersen Medical Foundation
November 15, 2022
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
July 28, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $791,633 from Gundersen Medical Foundation
November 16, 2021
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
Nonprofit Types
HospitalsHealth organizationsChapter / child organizations
LobbyingState / local levelReceives government fundingTax deductible donationsNo full-time employees
General information
1910 South Ave
La Crosse, WI 54601
Metro area
La Crosse-Onalaska, WI-MN
La Crosse County, WI
Website URL
(608) 782-7300
IRS details
Fiscal year end
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
E21: Community Health Systems
NAICS code, primary
622: Hospitals
Parent/child status
Subordinate organization
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